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21 nominations at the European Film Awards 2023 for EAVE graduates

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We are thrilled to announce that the following films by EAVE graduates were nominated for the European Film Awards 2023!

The European Film Awards, presented jointly by the European Film Academy and European Film Academy Productions, honour the greatest achievements in European cinema. The European Film Awards ceremony will take place on December 9th, in Berlin.

We will keep our list of nominations updated with further news.

European Film

  • FALLEN LEAVES by Aki Kaurismäki, producers: EAVE graduate Misha Jaari, EAVE and TTB graduate Mark Lwoff
  • GREEN BORDER by Agnieszka Holland, producers: EAVE graduate Maria Blicharska, EAVE graduate and group leader Diana Elbaum

European Documentary

  • APOLONIA, APOLONIA by Lea Glob, co-producer: EAVE graduate Malgorzata Staron
  • MOTHERLAND by Alexander Mihalkovich, Hanna Badziaka, producer: EAVE participant Mario Adamson
  • SMOKE SAUNA SISTERHOOD by Anna Hints, producer: EAVE graduate Marianne Ostrat

European Animated Feature Film

  • A GREYHOUND OF A GIRL by Enzo d’Alò, producers: EAVE graduate Paul Thiltges, Adrien Chef, EAVE graduate, group leader and Estonian National Coordinator Riina Sildos
  • ROBOT DREAMS by Pablo Berger, producer: EAVE graduate Alejandro Arenas
  • WHITE PLASTIC SKY by Tibor Banoczki and Sarolta Szabo, co-producers: EAVE graduate Juraj Krasnohorsky, EAVE graduate and Hungarian National Coordinator Viktoria Petranyi

European Director

  • Aki Kaurismäki for FALLEN LEAVES by Aki Kaurismäki, producers: EAVE graduate Misha Jaari, EAVE and TTB graduate Mark Lwoff
  • Agnieszka Holland for GREEN BORDER by Agnieszka Holland, producers: EAVE graduate Maria Blicharska, EAVE graduate and group leader Diana Elbaum

European Actress

  • Eka Chavleishvili in BLACKBIRD BLACKBIRD BLACKBERRY by Elene Naveriani, produced by EAVE+and PUENTES graduate Britta Rindelaub and Film Finance Forum graduate Ketie Danelia
  • Alma Pöysti in FALLEN LEAVES by Aki Kaurismäki, producers: EAVE graduate Misha Jaari, EAVE and TTB graduate Mark Lwoff
  • Mia McKenna-Bruce in HOW TO HAVE SEX by Molla Manning Walker, producer: EAVE graduate Konstantinos Kontrovrakis, executive producer: EAVE+ graduate Giorgos Karnavas

European Actor

  • Jussi Vatanen in FALLEN LEAVES by Aki Kaurismäki, producers: EAVE graduate Misha Jaari, EAVE and TTB graduate Mark Lwoff
  • Josh O’Connor in LA CHIMERA by Alice Rohrwacher, producer: EAVE + graduate Carlo Cresto-Dina
  • Mads Mikkelsen in THE PROMISED LAND by Nikolaj Arcel, producer: EAVE graduate Lizette Jonjic

European Screenwriter

  • Aki Kaurismäki for FALLEN LEAVES by Aki Kaurismäki, producers: EAVE graduate Misha Jaari, EAVE and TTB graduate Mark Lwoff
  • Maciej Pisuk, Gabriela Łazarkiewicz-Sieczko & Agnieszka Holland for GREEN BORDER by Agnieszka Holland, producers: EAVE graduate Maria Blicharska, EAVE graduate and group leader Diana Elbaum

European Discovery – Prix FIPRESCI

  • 20,000 SPECIES OF BEES by Estibaliz Urresola Solaguren, producer: EAVE+ graduate Valérie Delpierre
  • HOW TO HAVE SEX by Molla Manning Walker, producer: EAVE graduate Konstantinos Kontrovrakis, executive producer: EAVE+ graduate Giorgos Karnavas
  • SAFE PLACE by Juraj Lerotic, producers: EAVE graduates Miljenka Cogelja, Vlado Bulajic, EAVE participant Lija Pogacnik 

Special Awards

Lux Audience Award 2024

  • 20,000 SPECIES OF BEES by Estibaliz Urresola Solaguren, producer: EAVE+ graduate Valérie Delpierre
  • FALLEN LEAVES by Aki Kaurismäki, producers: EAVE graduate Misha Jaari, EAVE and TTB graduate Mark Lwoff
  • SMOKE SAUNA SISTERHOOD by Anna Hints, producer: EAVE graduate Marianne Ostrat

European University Film Award 2023

  • GREEN BORDER by Agnieszka Holland, producers: EAVE graduate Maria Blicharska, EAVE graduate and group leader Diana Elbaum
  • HOW TO HAVE SEX by Molla Manning Walker, producer: EAVE graduate Konstantinos Kontrovrakis, executive producer: EAVE+ graduate Giorgos Karnavas
  • HOUSEKEEPING FOR BEGINNERS by Goran Stolevski, producers: EAVE graduates Marija Dimitrova, National Coordinator Croatia Ankica Juric Tilic, National Coordinator Serbia Milan Stojanovic, Beata Rzezniczek, Jan Naszewski, PUENTES graduate Marcin Luczaj

Page published 8 November 2023.


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